Saturday, April 5, 2008
Essay Contest organized by UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundation
From: UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundation
Dear Friends of Peace,
Young people from around the world are again invited this year to enter the 2008 International Essay Contest organized by UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundation with the sponsorship of the Earthrise Society. The theme for this year s contest is "My project to create positive change in my environment. How can I foster sustainable development in my community?"
Please submit your innovative ideas and concrete plans/projects to address the social, cultural, environmental or economic problems faced by your community. The deadline for entry is June 30, 2008. First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan. Please see the complete guidelines on
http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/0801_00.htm. The 2008 International Essay Contest anouncement is also prominently highlighted on UNESCO website at http://www.unesco.org/youth.
To read winning essays from last year's contest, please kindly visit the website http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/0702.htm.
Please kindly spread the information about the Essay Contest to young people in your network and display the 2008 Essay Contest on your website(s) and publish it in your information material. Thank you so much for your kind cooperation!
And good luck to all youth leaders! May Peace Prevail on Earth! The Goi Peace Foundation